Andy Brovey


About Andy Brovey

Dr. Andy Brovey, The Portable Prof, teaches about digital tools through his work, websites and social media. In 2007, Apple Inc. recognized his work and named him an Apple Distinguished Educator. He started this iPad Academy website shortly after the first iPad went on sale. His latest venture is Teach About Tech, a resource marketplace for STEM / STEAM materials.

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Apple offers a number of free and low-cost resources for supporting learning at home on the iPad. Learn and Study From Home is a recommended collection of 20 popular apps for iPad, including many that classroom teachers use with students. […]

Apple Resources for Supporting Learning at Home   Recently updated !




help key
Here are three Apple sites with links to manuals and guides for your iPad. User manuals, product information guides and guides to Apple iOS. Comprehensive articles on getting started and using your iPad and included apps. Using your iPad for […]

Free Manuals & Guides for Your iPad


I just posted a lengthy article over on Teach About Tech documenting my experience with getting cell service in the Czech Republic. You'll find directions for choosing a carrier and saving money. Wherever you may be traveling in Europe, this […]

Cell Service in Europe – How to Set Up & ...



Photo library vs photo stream
iCloud is Apple’s online service that allows you to back up your files in the cloud, that is, over the internet to an Apple server. You get 5 GB of free space with your iTunes account. That’s not much as […]

iCloud Photo Library or Photo Stream?


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Contest closed. Winners awarded! However, if you are a technology trainer you should visit Teach About Tech   You could win 1 of 10 terrific microfiber styluses! Here’s how. I’ve created a new site for technology trainers called Teach About […]

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